Sleep And Athletic Performance

Sleep and Athletic Performance

The benefits of good sleep come into particular focus for athletes. Post-exercise recovery with extra sleep accelerates the building of muscle, strength, and endurance. Without proper sleep, athletes suffer from poorer reaction times, longer recovery times, and worsened performance. HOW…

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Avoiding The Side Stitch

Avoiding The Side Stitch

A side stitch can be one of the most frustrating experiences during a race, leaving us feeling bewildered as to the cause and helpless to find a quick solution.  Let’s find out more about the reasons behind getting a stitch…

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What Next After Your Marathon?

What Next After Your Marathon?

Congratulations, you have achieved what less than 1% of the world’s population have achieved; you have run a marathon!  No matter if you nailed a Personal Best or slogged your way around the course, nobody can take away the fact…

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Trail Running Basics

Trail Running Basics

I tell a tale to many fellow runners on our long Sunday runs. The tale is one of myself running down a dry waterfall during the Goat Adventure Race in New Zealand in December 2007, at about the 19km point…

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Tapering For Your Marathon

Tapering for Your Marathon

Tapering refers to the reduction of exercise before a competition or race. Tapering is believed to be essential for best performance and can take from as little to a week to two or three weeks. Tapering for a Marathon Three…

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How To Achieve Your Personal Best

How To Achieve Your Personal Best

TRAINING FOR A PERSONAL BEST – Interview with Mark Williams. Official Running Coach for the Standard Chartered KL Marathon (SCKLM) and Co-Director of The Running Plan (www.therunningplan.com)   What you need to do for the 10k, 21km and 42km Distance…

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Benefits Of Training In A Group

Benefits of Training in a Group

People Who Exercise in Groups Get More Health Benefits Any kind of exercise is good for you, but working out in groups may give you a little extra boost.  Do you like to hit the gym, road, or trail by…

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